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Conference to Take Next Steps With Johne's Disease

10 October 2014

UK – An industry conference is to discuss latest developments in tackling a costly and challenging cattle disease.

Delegates will be brought up to speed on Johne’s disease at the Sixways Stadium, Worcester next month.

The Dairy UK and DairyCo event aim to and set out the proposed framework for future industry action to control the disease.

Lyndon Edwards, Chairman of the Action Group on Johne’s said: “Johne’s disease is a major challenge to the sustainability of the UK dairy industry, but cost effective control strategies are available. What we want to do now is ramp up industry efforts to tackle the disease.

“The conference will provide a platform for the launch of a National Johne’s Control Programme. It will be a voluntary programme based on engagement and collaboration within the dairy industry supply chain. I would urge all parties interested in tackling the disease to attend”.

 

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